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Let 1999 go down in electoral history as the year the "wealth primary"--a term coined by Jamin Raskin and John Bonifaz in law review articles to describe the period of early fundraising before th
How do you beat a sitting vice president in a presidential nomination contest? There's no established game plan, because no one's ever done it.
The presidential election is sixteen months away, but candidates are already fanning out across the land, garnering dollars and media exposure.
(A Republican Sea Chantey)
Completely confident, they know that--fair
And square, on issues--they'll defeat George Bush.
But still, where is that famous picture where
On April 30, 1992, Bill Bradley strode to the podium of the US Senate. The previous night, riots had erupted in Los Angeles following a not-guilty verdict in the first Rodney King trial.
How will we know when women have achieved equality? Male politicians will all be bachelors.
Republicans seem rather sour
About the run of Gary Bauer.
But Democrats are glad to greet
The one opponent Gore might beat.
One man is the symbol of Wall Street power. The other rose to prominence as a grassroots hellraiser. One believes in top-down control of the economy and celebrates global capitalism.
In '96 poor Forbes was thought
To be less zealous than he ought
To be on things like baby-killing.
So now he's showing that he's willing